The Fast Show Special. Image shows from L to R: Charlie Higson, Lucy Montgomery, Simon Day, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir. Copyright: Down The Line Productions
The Fast Show Special

The Fast Show Special

  • TV sketch show
  • BBC Two
  • 2014
  • 2 episodes (1 series)

Two episodes celebrating the 20th anniversary of popular sketch comedy The Fast Show. A re-packaged version of the sketches shown online in 2011. Stars Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir, John Thomson, Caroline Aherne and more.

Key details

Genre
Sketch Show
Broadcast
2014
Channels
BBC Two
Episodes
2 (1 series)
Stars
Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse, Arabella Weir, John Thomson, Caroline Aherne, Simon Day, Rhys Thomas, Lucy Montgomery and more
Writers
Paul Whitehouse, Charlie Higson and Brendan O'Casey
Directors
Charlie Higson and Paul Whitehouse
Producers
Charlie Higson, Paul Whitehouse and Ali Bryer Carron
Companies

A celebration of the 20th anniversary of popular sketch comedy The Fast Show.

These specials are a re-packaged version of sketches that previously appeared online in 2011 as part of the online series funded by Foster's.

Ted and Ralph investigate Twitter, Rowley Birkin QC talks about... who knows what?, a veteran crooner with memory problems appears on Jazz Club, and the residents of Downtown Abbey get a new butler.

Additional details

Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 23rd May 2014 at 10pm on BBC Two
Last new broadcast
Monday 26th May 2014 at 9pm on BBC Two
All previous repeats
  • Friday 13th June 2014 at 10:00pm on BBC2 - Episode 2
  • Tuesday 10th June 2014 at 10:00pm on BBC2 - Episode 1

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